The cheapest times to fly from SJU to MAD are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SJU to MAD is early October. Prices can be as high as $1355 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $85 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Madrid

Flying from San Juan, PR (SJU) to Madrid (MAD) will usually cost between $461 to $1129 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $166. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1164. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $998 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $936 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJU to MAD flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SJU to MAD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SJU to MAD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJU to MAD flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Juan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MAD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SJU. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $78 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $800. Return trip prices are from the MAD to SJU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SJU to MAD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 7 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking SJU to MAD

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SJU to MAD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (SJU > JFK > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $636
  • Average savings: $300 (32.07%)

See SJU to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (SJU > EWR > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $692
  • Average savings: $244 (26.08%)

See SJU to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (SJU > LGA > MAD)

  • Price for both tickets: $704
  • Average savings: $232 (24.75%)

See SJU to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SJU to MAD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Avianca, British Airways, COPA, Delta, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Wamos Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3963 miles or 6378 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SJU to MAD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJU to MAD flight is about 8 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between San Juan, PR and Madrid?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from SJU to MAD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SJU
Origination airport name Luis Munoz Marin International Airport
City San Juan, PR
Country the United States
Latitude 18.4
Longitude -66

Return Airport

Destination code MAD
Destination airport name Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport
City Madrid
Country Spain
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -3.6


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